You become a referee by attending and successfully completing a referee training course. U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) authorized two entry-level referee certifications: Recreational Referee Grade 9 and Referee Grade 8. However, Referee Grade 8 entry level is the most popular.
Step 1 - (Updated 2/21/2021) Online coursework at the US Soccer Learning Center can be completed by anyone age 13 or older who is interested in becoming a referee or just wants to learn more about the Laws of the Game. If you plan to become a referee, these are the learning modules in the US Soccer Learning Center you must take:
U.S. Soccer is committed to producing a variety of referee education resources aimed at supporting the approximate 140,000 members across the country that service amateur games at the youth and ...
You’re on your way to becoming a certified US Soccer referee! LICENSES RECEIVED FROM A COURSE TAKEN AFTER JULY 1 WILL BE FOR 2022, WITH THE ABILITY TO REF THE REMAINDER OF 2021. CONTINUE TO CHECK THE WEBSITE AND YOUR OMS REFEREE ACCOUNT AS COURSES WILL BE POSTED ONCE THEY ARE APPROVED. Being a soccer referee can be both rewarding and fulfilling.
To this end, FLSRC has established a process to ensure that every person who wishes to become a referee is afforded the opportunity to become registered and certified as a soccer referee with the United States Soccer Federation (USSF). We offer two types of Entry Level Courses. The Grassroots entry course is for outdoor refereeing.
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Newly certified referees are designated by US Soccer as Grassroots Referees. If you have never been a referee before, this is the course for you.
Referees. The North Texas Referee Program welcomes over 2500 new referees each year. We serve the game in over 100 local associations from Lubbock to Lake Highland, Amarillo to Arlington, Cedar Hill to Corsicana – chances are YOU live close to a soccer association. Typically, new referees work for their local association.
The MSRC exists to provide referee training, certification, assessment, and education for soccer officials working in youth, adult amateur and professional matches played in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts under the jurisdiction of US Soccer or its member organizations.